Our Staff & Board

Mission

The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau works to enhance the region’s economic vitality, sustainability and quality of life by marketing the county as a compelling destination.

Welcome to BN!

Team

365A0596-Edit Crystal Howard
President & CEO
crystal@visitbn.org
Rachael Rachael Behrens
Graphic Design & Web Manager
rachael@visitbn.org
Matt Hawkins
Sports Marketing Manager
matt@visitbn.org
Brie Brie Lohr
Communications & Marketing Manager
brie@visitbn.org
Samantha Samantha Morehead
Convention & Tourism Sales Manager
samantha@visitbn.org
Brittney Sage
Tourism Administrative Assistant
brittney@visitbn.org

Board

Scott Black
Alderman, City of Bloomington

Kathleen Lorenz
Councilmember, Town of Normal

Kevin McCarthy
Councilmember, Town of Normal

Michelle McConnell
Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites
City of Bloomington Appointee

Charlie Moore
McLean County Chamber of Commerce
City of Bloomington Appointee

Ronn Morehead
B-N Trades and Labor

Steve Newman
Sports Commission

Tari Renner
Mayor of Bloomington

Carlo Robustelli
Illinois Wesleyan University
City of Bloomington Appointee

Migidi Tembo
Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
Town of Normal Appointee

Beth Whisman
Cultural Arts Department and Children’s Discovery Museum
Town of Normal Appointee

2019 Board Meeting Dates (Tentative)

  • 1/8/19 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
    Agenda

    Minutes
  • 3/5/19 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
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  • 5/7/19 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
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  • 7/2/19 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
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  • 9/3/19 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
    Agenda
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  • 11/5/19 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
    Agenda
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2018 Board Meeting Dates

2017 Board Meeting Dates

  • 1/9/18 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
    Agenda

    Minutes
  • 3/13/18 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
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  • 5/1/18 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
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  • 7/10/18 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
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  • 9/4/18 at 8:30am CANCELED
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
  • 11/6/18 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
    Agenda
    Minutes
  • 3/7/17 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
  • 5/2/17 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
    Agenda
    Minutes
  • 7/25/17 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
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  • 9/5/17 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
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  • 11/7/17 at 8:30am
    Central Illinois Regional Airport – Conference Room
    Agenda
    Minutes

Privacy Policy

The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is committed to protecting the privacy of users of our website. We value your privacy and will take precautions to protect it.

The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau may contain links to other sites. The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau does not share your personal information with those sites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of any of those sites.

The type of data that we collect is for the purpose of sending information requested or email communication.

Please contact us at 1-800-433-8226 or by email at info@visitbn.org with any questions.

This privacy policy was updated on October 1, 2014.

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